Arabic for procrastinator

musawwif
ﻣُﺴَﻮِّﻑ
procrastinator – masculine singular

The Arabic word ﻣُﺴَﻮِّﻑ means procrastinator. It is pronounced musawwif.

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Part of speech: noun. Pattern: active participle

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Important letters:
The root of the word procrastinator consists of three Arabic letters: sin that is written and pronounced s, waw that is written and pronounced w and fa that is written and pronounced f. Words with the same root letters are often related.

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The letters of procrastinator

ﻣُﺴَﻮِّﻑ
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﺴـ
ـﻮ
 
ﻣـ
ـﻤـ
ـﻢ
ﺳـ
ـﺴـ
ـﺲ
ـﻮ
ﻓـ
ـﻔـ
ـﻒ
 
mim
m
sin
s
waw
w
fa
f
 
 
The Arabic word for procrastinator consists of: The letter mim that is written ﻡ ( here ﻣـ ) and pronounced m. The short vowel u that is written as the sign ُ above the letter. The letter sin that is written ﺱ ( here ـﺴـ ) and pronounced s and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel a that is written as the sign َ above the letter. The letter waw that is written ﻭ ( here ـﻮ ) and pronounced w and is a part of the root of the word. The short vowel i that is written as the sign ِ under the letter. The letter fa that is written ﻑ and pronounced f and is a part of the root of the word. Therefore, the word is writen ﻣُﺴَﻮِّﻑ and pronounced musawwif.
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The pattern for procrastinator

mufa33il becomes musawwif

We have seen that the Arabic word for procrastinator is written ﻣُﺴَﻮِّﻑ and pronounced musawwif. It follows the pattern active participle form 2. All Arabic words with this pattern has the structure mufa33il where f, 3 and l is replaced with the root letters of the word.
Since the pattern is mufa33il and the root letters are s, w and f, the word becomes musawwif.
All Arabic words with the same pattern follow the same structure. If you know the pattern and root of a word, you can often guess its meaning. Learn more about Arabic word patterns

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